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WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes, drawing praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said they would be too weak to actually slow global warming.
Baton-wielding Hong Kong riot police fired warning shots and tear gas early Tuesday after a riot erupted in a busy district when officials tried to shift illegal hawkers, RTHK radio reported. Police fired at least two warning shots in the air, RTHK radio and the South China Morning Post reported. RTHK said pitched street battles erupted after officials tried to move illegal food sellers.